review, pics & swatches: chanel vitalumière aqua ultra-light skin perfecting makeup

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A foundation that’s been on the circuit for a few years now and has great reviews: Chanel’s Vitalumière Aqua was not a natural choice because I have poor luck with finding a good match even with higher end brands offering broader shade selections.
The Beige Ambré (BA) shades are yellow based/warm toned, Beige Rose (BR) shades lean pink/ cool tones while the Beige (B) shades are neutral. Given this makeup has quite a following and Chanel has made allowances for different skin undertones, I succumbed to curiosity and got myself a bottle.

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review, pics & swatches: chanel vitalumière aqua ultra-light skin perfecting makeup

review, pics & swatches: giorgio armani luminous silk foundation

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The first review from my recent purchases (missed that post? it’s here) features the lovely Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation. The main reasons I bought this are it is oil free and I found a shade that is a reasonable match to my skin tone. No pink or orange tones – I have had poor luck with finding something that is suitable for olive-toned skin. But you know this already if you read my post on foundation frustration.

Without further ado, here’s the review . . . .

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review, pics & swatches: giorgio armani luminous silk foundation